RN Programs in Peosta, Iowa

Get your RN degree in Peosta, Iowa - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Peosta RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN licensure requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of nursing programs approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN degrees can be 2-3 years).

Are There Free Nursing Schools in Peosta?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Iowa. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Iowa. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Iowa.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

RN Schools Near You & Online Near Peosta, Iowa

Clarke College

  • 1550 Clarke Drive Dubuque, IA 52001
    Programs: BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, RN, RN to BSN
    (888) 825-2753

The University of Dubuque

  • 2000 University Avenue Dubuque, IA 52001
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (563) 589-3000

Coe College

  • 1220 1st Ave NE # 1 Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (319) 399-8000

Mt. Mercy College

  • 1330 Elmhurst Drive NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (319) 363-8213

Kirkwood Community College

  • 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (319) 398-5411

Saint Ambrose University

  • 518 W Locust St. Davenport, IA 52803
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (563) 333-6000

Eastern Iowa Community College District

  • 306 West River Drive Davenport, IA 52801
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN

University of Iowa

  • 50 Newton Road Iowa City, IA 52242
    Programs: Accelerated MSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, EMT Paramedic, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (319) 335-3500

Hawkeye Community College

  • 1501 East Orange Rd. Waterloo, IA 50704
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (319) 296-2320

Allen College

  • 1990 Heath Street Waterloo, IA 50703
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, LPN to BSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (319) 226-2000

Luther College

  • 700 College Drive Decorah, IA 52101
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (563) 387-2000